Surabaya - Soerabaja heritage by drs (MSc) Dirk Teeeuwen

Historical sites of Surabaya - Soerabaya

Memories from the past


Pasar Besar, Office of the Governor 1931

From> Faber, von G. H.: Nieuw Soerabaja; Soerabaja 1931 (ed. Van Ingen), p. 88

Memories from Dutch East-India

Marching on Pasar Besar, maybe 1940

Source unknown. I bought this photo July 2009, Antique Books Market in The Hague

The colonial Simpang Club, now Balai Pemuda

In 1946-1947, during the Bersiap Period, the most horrible killing of hundreds of Dutch East-Indian innocent citizens, mainly women and children, took place in and around this building.